Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS : quagga vulnerabilities (USN-1027-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 51074
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIt was discovered that Quagga incorrectly handled certain Outbound Route Filtering (ORF) records. A remote authenticated attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of service or potentially execute arbitrary code. The default compiler options for Ubuntu 8.04 LTS and later should reduce the vulnerability to a denial of service.
It was discovered that Quagga incorrectly parsed certain AS paths. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause Quagga to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2010-2949).
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SolutionUpdate the affected quagga and / or quagga-doc packages.